I Say the Sky  
7-Day Meditation and Writing Challenge!

I Say the Sky 7-Day Meditation & Writing Challenge

Start as soon as you sign up 

(enrollment is ongoing and you will have ongoing access after that)

If you want to gift this to someone, put their email on the form or contact me.

Value: $97

Fee waived with proof of purchase of 
I Say the Sky
(only $19.95)

(Get the practice and the book together)

For writers (and non-writers) of any level and genre. This unique method has helped thousands of writers fall in love with their writing.

Renew and Revitalize Your Creative Voice 

Break through blocks and start the year with an aligned writing practice. 

Tap into the power of your own creative imagination and go on a journey of attention, healing, and discovery.

Each day for a week, receive a 15-minute recording with:

a short guided meditation
* a poem from I Say the Sky
* a writing prompt
* supported writing time

We'll be rooting down into our foundations and also reaching up to the sky and celebrating the light. 

Create 7 new pieces that you love! And shift your relationship with your creative voice.

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Our guide for the Challenge: 
I Say the Sky

Now available for order in North America and coming elsewhere soon!

"In poems at once profound and accessible, Nadia Colburn finds splendor and astonishment in a natural world—and a human world—that is deeply troubled yet still majestically beautiful. Both elegy and celebration, I Say the Sky addresses some of the most challenging aspects of human existence, from childhood trauma to environmental devastation, and discovers, in unexpected and clear-sighted ways, wisdom, wonder, and peace.


Colburn's brilliant second book charts a journey to meet the self. From girlhood to parenthood, loss to discovery, in poems that sing, the book explores how meaning is made. Claiming the female voice from silence, the poems find their grounding in the body and achieve rootedness and hope.


I Say the Sky is a meditative and ultimately inspiring book that will be savored by seasoned readers as well as those new to poetry."

"From the opening poem and on through this glorious book, Nadia Colburn strikes the difficult balance between celebrating the splendor of the world we inhabit and acknowledging the grief and devastation that none of us can escape. As much a book of love songs as a book of elegies, I Say the Sky is a heart opening and mind sharpening collection." —Camille Dungy

Nadia Colburn, PhD

RYT 200

Author of I Say the Sky and The High Shelf

Founder of Align Your Story Writing School 

About me: 

I'm an award-winning poet and memoirist, student of Thich Nhat Hanh, yoga teacher, activist, and mother. I hold a PhD in English from Columbia University and have been a literature professor at MIT. My writing has been widely published in such places as The New Yorker, Boston Globe Magazine, slate, and Spirituality & Health. I'm the founder of Align Your Story School where I've helped thousands of people unlock the power of their unique creative voice.

What will you experience?

• A journey to greater integration 

• Inspiring poems 

• A more aligned creative practice

• More self understanding

• Greater focus, peace, and joy

• 7 (or more) new works 

This challenge is designed to help writers of any level start new writing or re-engage with a longer writing project, and be more mindful through guided meditations.

"Thank you, Nadia, I looked forward to practicing each day; it was like a mini-vacation." —Donna V


"I can't believe how quickly the writing flows after the meditation, and I actually LIKE what I wrote. Thank you!" —Irene C.

Sign up today for the Challenge!

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